Education gene becoming rarer

An Icelandic study based in Reykjavik has recently found that there are multiple genes related to a person’s educational path. According to the researchers, this genes is declining since people who stay longer in Education automatically also tend to have fewer children. Hence, over the past 65 years the gene has slightly faded. However, they also say to take the results with great care as it is only a small percentage by which it has decreased. The line of thought behind this outcome is that ¬†people spending more time on their career have less time to found a family. This does not mean that these women are less fertile, but rather their focus is different. At the end of the day, this study only looks at a stereotypical career driven person and gives one of many possible explanations for the decline of the gene.

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